USA 0, SWE 1 (SEE GOAL) USA – Alex Morgan, 77th minute: A clearance by Sweden was collected by the USA and worked through midfield out to Tobin Heath on the right wing.
Morgan, who sent the match to extra time when she scored the USA’s equalizer in the 77th minute of regulation, had her shot saved in the opening round of the shootout before U. goalkeeper Hope Solo made one save in the third round to reignite the USA’s chances. will return to action in September with matches against Thailand on Sept.
12, 2016 Competition: 2016 Olympic Games; Quarterfinal Venue: Mane Garrincha; Brasilia, Brazil Kickoff: 12 p.m. local) Attendance: 13,892 Weather: 86 degrees, sunny Scoring Summary: 1 2 ET1 ET2 F USA 0 1 0 0 1 SWE 0 1 0 0 1 SWE - Stina Blackstenius (Lisa Dahlkvist) 61st minute USA - Alex Morgan 77 Penalty Summary: USA - Alex Morgan (save), Lindsey Horan (goal), Carli Lloyd (goal), Morgan Brian (goal), Christen Press (miss) SWE - Lotta Schelin (goal), Kosovare Asllani (goal), Linda Sembrant (save), Caroline Seger (goal), Lisa Dahlkvist (goal) Lineups: 1-Hope Solo; 5-Kelley O’Hara (15-Megan Rapinoe, 72 (12-Christen Press, 99)), 8-Julie Johnston, 4-Becky Sauerbrunn, 7-Meghan Klingenberg; 3-Allie Long (16-Crystal Dunn, 65), 14-Morgan Brian, 10-Carli Lloyd (capt.); 17-Tobin Heath, 13-Alex Morgan, 2-Mallory Pugh (9-Lindsey Horan, 114) Stats Summary: USA / SWE Shots: 27 / 6 Shots on Goal: 6 / 2 Saves: 1 / 5 Corner Kicks: 12 / 3 Fouls: 4 / 15 Offside: 5 / 5 Misconduct Summary: SWE - Lotta Schelin (caution) 57th minute USA - Carli Lloyd (caution) 110 Officials: Referee: Anna-Marie Keighley (NZL) Assistant Referee 1: Sarah Jones (NZL) Assistant Referee 2: Lata Kaumatule (TGA) Fourth Official: Rita Gani (MAS) Budweiser Woman of the Match: Morgan Brian BRASILIA, Brazil (Aug. Sweden took the lead against the run of play in the 61st minute through Stina Blackstenius’ opportunistic counter attacking strike. Lisa Dahlkvist struck the winning penalty kick for Sweden on the fifth and final kick of the shootout to knock the USA out of the Olympic Games before the semifinal round for the first time in history.
Women’s National Team fell to Sweden 4-3 in a penalty shootout after drawing 1-1 through 120 minutes of U. dominated action at Mané Garrincha Stadium in the quarterfinal round of the 2016 Olympic Games. The USA out-shot Sweden 27-6, but put just six shots on goal. could not find another through regulation and overtime as Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl had a fine game.
pressure throughout the match and into extra time, dropping deep into its own half and looking for the counter-attack.
Heath sent a long, searching pass into the box that sailed beyond Crystal Dunn and ricocheted off Sweden defender Jessica Samuelsson into the center of the six-yard box and into the path of Morgan who screened off her defender and lashed a first-time left footed shot into the left side of the goal.